Fish Tacos with Crunchy Red Slaw Recipe

Serves/Makes: 8 tacos


  • 4 cod fillets (preferably cod loin*)
  • 1 small container plan Greek yogurt
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 juiced
  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon dry oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 taco shells
  • Machego cheese or Monterey Jack, grated (optional)
  • Slaw (see the recipe below) to serve
How to cook Fish Tacos with Crunchy Red Slaw:
  • Rinse cod under cold running water, pat dry, cut into 1 inch chunks, and place in clean bowl.
  • Add everything (reserve 2 tablespoon of olive oil) on top of diced cod remembering to crush oregano between hands to release flavor.
  • Stir and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes. (Do not marinate over 30 minutes; you will wind up with Ceviche.)
  • After 30 minutes drain fish and discard marinade. Heat a skillet, preferably cast iron, to med-high heat and adds 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Saute marinated fish approximately 5 minutes on each side. (It’s OK if fish breaks up a bit.)
  • Lightly fry taco shells are cook in a pan on medium heat to warm.
  • Fill taco shells with fish chunks, sprinkle on grated cheese (if desired) and top with the slaw.

Crunchy Red Slaw Recipe

Crunchy Red Slaw Ingredients:
  • 2 cups finely shredded red cabbage
  • 2 stalks green onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoning
How to cook Crunchy Red Slaw:
  • Combine all ingredients and stir.
  • Refrigerate until ready to assemble sandwiches.
Fish Tacos with Crunchy Red Slaw recipe
Fish Tacos with Crunchy Red Slaw recipe
Fish Tacos with Crunchy Red Slaw recipe
Fish Tacos with Crunchy Red Slaw recipe


Prep time: 40 mins
Cook time: 10 mins

The Fish Tacos with Crunchy Red Slaw recipe very simple to cook and very tasty too!


*The 'cod loin' are simply cuts taken from the middle part of a filleted cod side. This is considered to be the best part of the cod.

This recipe for Fish Tacos with Crunchy Red Slaw serves/makes: 8 tacos

The Fish Tacos with Crunchy Red Slaw recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Cod (more Cod recipes)
Preparation Method: Sandwich (more Sandwich recipes)
Cuisine: Creole (more Creole recipes)

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